Army Air Forces Statistical Digest,
World War II


Table 34 -- Battle Casualties in All Overseas Theaters, By Type of Casualty and By Type of Personnel: Dec 1941 to Aug 1945

(As reported to The Adjutant General)

Year and Month Total Personnel Officers Enlisted Personnel
Total Died Wounded and Evacuated Missing,
 Interned
 and
Captured
Total Died Wounded and Evacuated Missing,
 Interned
 and
Captured
Total Died Wounded and Evacuated Missing,
 Interned
 and
Captured
Grand Total 121,867 40,061 18,238 63,568 50,415 17,021 6,442 26,952 71,452 23,040 11,796 36,616
Annually                        
1941(Dec) 728 315 401 12 79 49 29 1 649 266 372 11
1942 8,788 3,477 469 4,842 1,840 987 149 704 6,948 2,490 320 4,138
1943 22,512 10,002 4,181 8,329 8,881 3,999 1,213 3,669 13,631 6,003 2,968 4,660
1944 68,617 21,072 9,957 37,588 29,790 9,481 3,705 16,604 38,827 11,591 6,252 20,984
1945
(Jan-Aug)
19,560 4,600 3,046 11,914 9,325 2,413 1,290 5,622 10,235 2,187 1,756 6,292
Date Unknown 1,662 595 184 883 500 92 56 352 1,162 503 128 531
Monthly                        
1941 728 315 401 12 79 49 29 1 649 266 372 11
Dec                        
1942                        
Jan 192 125 53 14 76 62 8 6 116 63 45 8
Feb 282 141 36 105 145 63 7 75 137 78 29 30
Mar 77 60 10 7 35 30 3 2 42 30 7 5
Apr 119 96 5 18 78 66 1 11 41 30 4 7
May 6,136 1,926 16 4,194 482 113 9 360 5,654 1,813 7 3,834
Jun 176 127 18 31 90 74 7 9 86 53 11 22
Jul 176 126 12 38 108 77 3 28 68 49 9 10
Aug 206 107 18 81 115 68 5 42 91 39 13 39
Sep 229 111 43 75 110 61 13 36 119 50 30 39
Oct 265 145 58 62 135 92 15 28 130 53 43 34
Nov 407 207 98 102 204 119 32 53 203 88 66 49
Dec 523 306 102 115 262 162 46 54 261 144 56 61
1943                        
Jan 1,305 713 322 270 575 351 100 124 730 362 222 146
Feb 1,447 740 274 433 503 271 65 167 944 469 209 266
Mar 743 385 205 153 346 183 82 81 397 202 123 72
Apr 973 451 220 302 442 206 71 248 791 3669 158 264
May 1,450 733 286 431 603 293 108 202 847 440 178 229
Jun 1,358 617 229 512 567 248 71 248 791 369 158 264
Jul 2,442 1,169 462 811 1,061 550 156 355 1,381 619 306 456
Aug 2,612 1,096 338 1,178 1,093 464 110 519 1,519 632 228 659
Sep 1,618 651 268 699 687 300 98 289 931 351 170 410
Oct 2,798 1,056 370 1,372 1,131 441 114 576 1,667 615 256 796
Nov 3,259 1,585 794 880 844 360 122 362 2,415 1,225 672 518
Dec 2,507 806 413 1,288 1,029 332 116 581 1,478 474 297 707
1944                        
Jan 3,512 1,314 491 1,707 1,504 585 169 750 2,008 729 322 957
Feb 4,937 1,544 576 2,817 2,006 687 164 1,155 2,931 857 412 1,662
Mar 5,242 1,710 661 2,871 2,142 726 215 1,201 3,100 984 446 1,670
Apr 7,777 2,426 861 4,490 3,074 878 209 1,887 4,703 1,548 552 2,603
May 6,517 2,161 948 3,408 2,720 874 337 1,509 3,797 1,287 611 1,899
Jun 7,165 2,613 1,157 3,395 3,362 1,290 534 1,538 3,803 1,323 623 1,857
Jul 7,105 2,357 1,051 3,697 3,066 1,066 418 1,582 4,039 1,291 633 2,115
Aug 6,389 1,832 898 3,659 2,942 938 403 1,601 3,447 894 495 2,058
Sep 5,321 1,410 859 3,052 2,463 672 348 1,443 2,858 738 511 1,609
Oct 4,196 1,134 675 2,387 1,836 535 245 1,056 2,360 599 439 1,331
Nov 5,056 1,356 917 2,783 2,167 628 230 1,309 2,889 728 687 1,474
Dec 5,400 1,215 863 3,322 2,508 602 333 1,573 2,892 613 530 1,749
1945                        
Jan 3,706 1,085 695 1,926 1,740 554 285 901 1,966 531 410 1,025
Feb 4,061 781 533 2,747 1,874 389 217 1,268 2,187 392 316 1,479
Mar 5,523 1,292 937 3,294 2,627 679 435 1,513 2,896 6513 502 1,781
Apr 3,550 825 477 2,248 1,682 443 184 1,055 1,868 382 293 1,193
May 1,270 277 200 793 586 138 71 377 684 139 129 416
Jun 786 181 115 490 416 99 53 264 370 82 62 226
Jul 435 102 60 273 260 72 31 157 175 30 29 116
Aug 229 57 29 143 140 39 14 87 89 18 15 56